HOME      SPIRIT/SERAPH      MODELS      MODEL YEARS      GALLERY of PICs      VEHICLE ID NRs      CONTACT

 

Click here to return to the models overview

 


Bentley Continental R
Cornes DLE 1997 Phase 1, 1997



Number manufactured

My own counting: 6
Some other sources: 6.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCBZB23C9VCX53439 (1997).
Last chassis number: SCBZB23C9VCX53490 (1997).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same specifications as the model year 1997 Bentley Continental R.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Bentley Continental R Cornes DLE 1997 Phase 1 is a DLE (Dealer Limited Edition) of the model year 1997 Bentley Continental R.
- Only 6 cars were manufactured.
- Besides the Bentley Continental R Cornes DLE 1997 Phase 1 also a Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Cornes DLE was put on the market.

General characteristics
- 18" Continental T wheels, 255/50 tyres.
- Alpine navigation system.
- Audible reversing aid.
- Continental T instrument facia layout.
- Electrically operated folding door mirrors.
- Special exterior badge.
- Special treadplate inscription.
- Sports style steering wheel.
- Stainless steel wheel arch & sill finishers.
- Wooden gear knob.

Production and chassis numbers

The 2-door Continental-models from model year 1997 have a chassis number between 53301 and 53514 (and some earlier numbers). The chassis numbers of the Bentley Continental R Cornes DLE 1997 Phase 1 are part of the chassis numbers of the Continental R from model year 1997.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1997

6

100%

0

0%

6

Total

6

100%

0

0%

6

All chassis numbers

SCBZB23C9VCX53439
SCBZB23C9VCX53456
SCBZB23C4VCX53476
SCBZB23C8VCX53481
SCBZB23C2VCX53489
SCBZB23C9VCX53490



















1997 Bentley Continental R Cornes DLE SCBZB23C2VCX53489 (above).

Bentley Continental R Cornes DLE chassis number unknown (below).

























 TOP OF PAGE ↑ 


Marinus Rijkers.   Disclaimer